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damaged by a broken limb or fell over. >> the city of san jose has free sand bags ready for residents and its equipment is ready to go. >> as soon as it starts raining they'll be out in the street. >> reporter: one problem? the colorful fall leaves clogging storm drains. >> at the peak there were 18,700 people without power. i just talked to p and g and they tell us there's about 150 customers in the dark. they expect to have them back online by 7:00 a.m. >>> storm number one went through during the morning commute. it made a mess. it was wet and windy the check out the rainfall totals. not a heavy rain event as far as winter storms, but it was went. over an inch in santa rosa. what does it mean? well we're doing real well year to date. 102% in santa rosa. 106% of average in san francisco. 59% of average in san jose. here's a promise i will make you. when we come back on monday, all the averages are going to be well over 100% of average. 100, 125% of average. your complete forecast coming up. >>> crews worked to remove a tree that is leaning on some power lines. >> there was kind of a
this morning to announce city lift fm. offers down payment assistance. the program a joint effort betweenwells for a foe and the unity council to revitalize neighborhoods. >>> a great holiday season experience 250 families are going tote to get a $20,000 down paint towards stabilizing many of the neighborhoods in oaklandened surrounding cities. >>> city lift fm applies to potential home buyers. anyone interested can aplay at workshop at oakland convention center on the 7th and 8th. >>> the hell rate ised broadcast cancer risk here seems not ton so much special what happen researchers discovered around the rest of the bay. >> they carried the same rifles. >> family members of u.s. military seeking recognition for their roles. the new legal battle to balance the field of combat. >> and detailed look at your wet and windy commute coming up. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy u-verse high speed internet. you know, in my day you couldn't just start streaming six ways to sunday. you'd get knocked off. and sometimes, it took a minute to download a song. that's sixty seconds, for crying out lou
with the story. >> reporter: the march ended here in the castro but it began at city hall where the assassinations took place on this day 34 years ago. on the steps of city hall, people gathered to remember the two slain leaders. mayor george mascone and harvey milk the city's first openly gay supersraoeup super -- supervisor. family members say the two men were trail blazers for civil rights. and the dispair on november 27, 1978 within they were gunned down by former supervisor dan white has now turned into hope. >> we will not stop until we have equality across the globe and that is what tonight means. >> reporter: with candles in hand, hundreds marched from city hall to the castro reflecting on the impact of the assassination. >> it mean as great deal. it means our freedom. >> i met mayor mascone the year before he was assassinated -- >> reporter: this man tells us he was only 19 at the time. he said these two leaders gave the gay community the courage to deal with the aids epidemic. >> that lit a fire under myself and my fellow activists. >> reporter: the mood was upbeat wh
down early this morning. in san francisco city crews spent this day clearing out clogged drains and the public works department says it's expected to be a weekend long task. you can see one of the biggest rocks actually blocked one of the lanes forcing drivers to slow down and go around it. we have team coverage for you tonight. chief meteorologist bill martin is in the ktvu weather center where he's been tracking the storm all day. maureen naylor is standing by but we begin with jana katsuyama where it's been raining. in healdsburg. >> reporter: see how wet the ground is, all of that water is seeping into the ground and ending up in local rivers and streams this is the russian river. you can see how fast it is going. it could reach near flood levels by the time the next storm finishes. rain is drenching almost soaked roads. areas stream, rivers and low lying areas are flooding. with two storms down there's still one more to go. a storm watch is in effect. >> the storm surge is down 2- 1/2 feet below the bottom of the bridge. >> reporter: although water levels dropped today wit
runs through the night and so does the sandbag operation. city workers say residents have filled 40,000 tons of sand. near the napa river many spent is their saturday blocking openings in case the river overflows its bank. as for downtown, city leaders tell us napas a years long project is two-thirds complete and believe those measures will protect the area. >> we're looking at our modeling and our flood project improvements and we're anticipating that what we have done to protect the community from flooding will keep the river in its banks within the city based on the projections of rainfall amounts. >> reporter: city leaders and member of the flood district will meet torte. if it rains more than expected they will open a emergency center to send out help wherever needed live in napa, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the russian river is also creating avenuity for sonoma county residents where the river expected to get dangerously close to flood stage in the next few hours. ktvu's jade hernandez was in flood-prone guerneville and joins us live from a fire station in fores
will be a long- term inconvenience. for residents out of town. likely the city will not rush into a repair and, instead, engine a long-lasting improvement for this creek. a trash rack that will not clog as easily. >> it is not an easiy fix. >> no. we are hoping it is quick. i have teenagers that want to take showers. >> reporter: ona few homes are without water. one without gas. so, it is a small scale outage but a big 20 foot sinkhole. a lesson that trash, scrap wood and furniture does not belong in a backyard creek. the next step tomorrow is to dig the debris out of the creek and secure the hole. we are live in lafayette. ktvu channel 2 news. >> meantime, in pittsburg, people on the scene said there were more than 2 dozen motorists that ended up with nat tires after hitting the pothole, including a family that were on their way to see the raiders game. >> we hit a pothole and our air bags went off. so i got out to check the tires and they were blown. >> cal transsent out a crew to re-- caltrans sent out a crew to repair the road. >>> we are live to see the damage the floodwaters left behind
. >>> and nudists protested san francisco's city hall. how city leaders plan to enforce the new ban. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is bay area news at 7:00. >>> good evening. i'm marky. it's tuesday, december 4th. it is bay area news at 7:00, and we are on storm watch tonight as more rain rolls through the bay area. here's a look at storm tracker 2. right now the wet weather is con find to the north bay, but it is forecast to spread south across the entire region by tonight. this latest weather system arrives and folks in some areas are still recovering from the last round of storms. this is video from about an hour ago, and the rain started to come down in petaluma. the russian, napa and petaluma rivers flirted with flood stage on sunday. river levels are now down low. the fire chief in san rafael says they're currently more concerned about potential landslides. meanwhile caltran is hoping tonight's rain will not cause more problems along highway 1 in san mateo county. crews have been working to stabilize erosion at devil's slide following the weekend's storm. one-way tr
are stocking up on sandbags. the city of pleasant hill is providing sandbags. >>> even before the storm hits today's gloomy weather caused delays at the san francisco international airport. before the storm hit, airlines saw delays of two hours. go to ktvu.com for more storm coverage. click the tab on the top of our home page. one car ended up on top of another in a four car crash. this crash happened in san jose. it's not clear if the crash was weather related but the road was wet at the time. this crash took place just before 3:30 this afternoon. one person did sustain minor injuries. >>> we're following development, following news of a rape of a 13-year-old girl. the rape happened at castro park in mountain view sometime around 5:30 last night. that's when police responded to a report of a sexual assault. they say the victim had been drinking alcohol there with an adult man and two teenage boys. police arrested mario pinto and two 17-year-olds on suspicion of rape. >>> a woman says she woke to find an intruder inside her bedroom. palo alto police say they may step up patrol and add staffi
. the city of pleasant hill is one of many places where people can fill up sandbags for their homes and businesses. this man told us he wants to be prepared because it's not just one day of rain but several in a row. for areas where you can pick up free sandbags. go to ktvu.com. >>> a car pile up left one car on top of another. it happened just before 3:30 in the northbound lanes at the capital expressway off ramp. it's not clear if the crash was weather related but the road was wet at the time. one person suffered minor injuries. >>> your friday morning commute could be bad or really bad depending on the speed and timing of this storm. amber lee is live now in marin county where she's been asking road crews what they've been doing to prevent problems on the roadway. >> reporter: it's quite windy out here. we're by the lucky drive expressway. an area that likely gets flooded with the storms. we spoke to a tow truck driver who says he expects the calls to double with the heavy rain. >> with the heavy wind we've been having, the water tends to back up a little bit -- a little bit mor
be repaired in time for tomorrow. more now from amber lee, live in the city, where she just got an upclose look at the blown transformer causing the outage. >> reporter: right now, you can see the caution tape is up, keeping passengers from trying to get inside the train station. >> it's a blown fuse. >> reporter: john haley, muni director of transit showed the blown transformer. he says crews will be working through the night to try to fix the problem before tomorrow morning's commute. >> we know it's not the outside feed from pg and e, and we know the problem is within our hardware. >> reporter: as for commuters tonight, it was a headache getting to their destination. as late as 8:00 p.m., we found passengers still at a loss. >> i didn't know there was a shut down at all. i'm trying to get home. i just had a french class after work. >> reporter: other passengers braved long lines to board a bus bridge at the embarcadero. >> it's going to drop me off away from my house. i've got to catch another bus. it's just a problem. >> reporter: a station agent tried to help travelers. >> you can tak
. >>> a fight over the oldest recycling center is expected to come to an end tomorrow. the city and parks has given them until tomorrow to park and end. the city plans to put a park there. supporters claim the center was target because it attracting homeless people to golden state park and the surrounding neighborhoods. >>> a two alarm fire burned two homes and led the authorities to an illegal marijuana growing operation. the fire started around 1:30 in the attic of a home in ashburg and spread into the house next door. that second home at 1550 page is a huge ornate victoria that was featured in a documentary on the hippy movement. both homes suffered damage but no one was hurt. >> these old victorians are made of brick wood, they are usually very dense and packed together and usually when you see one on fire you lose three. >> at this point police have not made any arrests. >>> a study is the first of its kind to track the effects of synthetic the áf marijuana known as k2. that's a small fraction of the 5 million drug related er visits. k2 has many harmful side effects even though it's mar
are being held at their departure cities until they can get clearance to take off. >> it's designed to reduce the amount of circling overhead, and reduce the possibility of flights having to divert to another airport. >> some flights are as much as three hours late and at least 90 others coming in and out of sfo has been canceled altogether. now if you're flying in the coming days, you may want to check with the airline before heading to the airport. >> cal trance tells us that the construction projects around the bay area will stay on schedule. that's because days are set aside for bad weather in the contracts for the work. some work did go on, including the caldecot and the devil's tunnels. click the tab at our home page for a link for our live storm tracker images. >>> a 15-year-old suspect accused of a deadly string of crimes of in the bay area was -- adonis moldro, will banks robbed four businesses, killing a man dug a car jacking attempt and then got into a shoot-out with police on november 16th. those suspects are being held out bail. >>> we have a firsthand account of a braz
. there is a bureau sitting in the creek. >> the city faces damage estimates in six figures. greg arthur's curiosity pulled this landscape architect from his office. >> i am always curious when water moves and soil moves what causes it to happen. >> prevention may come from city and neighborhood effort. >> it is an on going thing. just like your backyard. you have to clean your leaves. the creeks are the same. >> this road will remain closed until early summer when a permanent storm drain and new road can be built. jay hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> ahead, the procedural slipup that may have contributed to a crash sent three firefighters to the hospital. >>> police say a woman in a wheel share was injured when she was hit by a light rail vehicle at 5:45 at the intersection of market and church street. the extent of the injuries are not known. we do know traffic is affected in the area. we have a crew on the way. we will bring you more information during this newscast as it becomes available. >>> san francisco's new central subway hasn't even been built yet but it may already been headed a new d
was not badly hurt. in this community and city of under 4,000 residents the news was more than unnerving for some. >> i am 50 yards away. >> reporter: this man said by the end of the day he will change security around his home. >> this has not happened before. and it is -- i am taken back by it. i am shocked. >> my friends keep calling me. are you okay? my house is right there. >> my husband makes me lock -- in the summer or sliding doors i leave them open. he is twoing to steal the computer not that someone is going to get murdered. >> reporter: the biggest obstacle was weather, washing away evidence. >> i have been here chose close to 30 years. this is a road used well by walkers, jogger, power walkers. >> not by crime, back to you. >>> prosecutors dropped murder charges against the los angeles woman accused of beating her husband to death with a coffee cup. she was arrest inside new york in august on her way to work at the u.s. open as a tennis referee. her head died in los angeles in april. first, they believe he had fallen but letter the police say they suspect ised his wife, of 5
going on with m in kenya. it's a mini bus that takes people around the city and elsewhere. some people on the internet say that the drivers aren't necessarily the safest drivers and the reason they were striking is because they were unhappy with an amended traffic act that proposed stiffer penalties to those breaking traffic rules. so then people had nowhere to go but the trains and other forms of transportation.fá of course that led to scenes like this. people fighting over cabs, vehicles, and it looked like even though the people were packed, they were helping each other through the windows to get everyone on. >> in the train scenes you see people sling and laughing. >> that's a guy on the back of the train hanging on there like riots in the streets. fires in the streets. all over this strike from the drivers. you see people getting beaten, stomped, kicked, all in result of this strike. fortunately it just came downq n friday and the chairman said an agreement has been reached with the transport secretary in kenya to hopefully end this madness and things can go back to normal. >>> d
coast chapter. >>> this past week the san jose state and the city honored one of the most famous african- american authors in the world. she has sold wok at martin louisthth luther king there her awards and books were displayed there. and it turns out she has special direction to san jose state. >> she does for us or what she does for the school she offers scholarships to the student and that's where q we're here to -- why we're here to somehow our support. >> she has written 19 books and her books have been translated into 37 different languages. >> this season we have been showing stories about budget cuts and the heat the university is taking from lack of finances. the animation department is feeling the same squeeze. but as we report team work loath long ways. >> reporter: beshe graduated this spring send a others turned a class project into something special. she directed a six minute short called a it'll i will lake. based on a through story along with thousands other japanese americans. can. >> i think the story about her would honor he
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